Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Philosophy

  • Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature: Negotiating the Environment book cover

    Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature

    Negotiating the Environment

    By Angela Roothaan

    Initiatives to tackle environmental problems cross-nationally are often challenged by economic growth processes in postcolonial nations and further complicated by fights for land rights and self-determination of indigenous peoples. In order to survive, they try to counter the scramble for resources…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Quest for the Unity of Knowledge book cover

    Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

    By David Lowenthal

    Is unity of knowledge possible? Is it desirable? Two rival visions clash. One seeks a single way of explaining everything known and knowable about ourselves and the universe. The other champions diverse modes of understanding served by disparate kinds of evidence. Contrary views pit science against…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea book cover

    The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    Edited by Margaret Cohen, Killian Quigley

    Among global environments, the undersea is unique in the challenges it poses – and the opportunities it affords – for sensation, perception, inquiry, and fantasy. The Aesthetics of the Undersea draws case studies in such potencies from the subaqueous imaginings of Western culture, and from the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge

  • A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment book cover

    A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment

    By Rupert Read

    Inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and his idea that the purpose of real philosophical thinking is not to discover something new, but to show in a strikingly different light what is already there, this book provides philosophical readings of a number of ‘arthouse’ and Hollywood films. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports book cover

    Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Political Theory and Global Climate Action: Recasting the Public Sphere book cover

    Political Theory and Global Climate Action

    Recasting the Public Sphere

    By Idil Boran

    From around the world, cities and regions, civil society networks and businesses, nongovernmental organizations and institutions for research and learning, and many others are taking action on climate change. The role of these nonstate and substate actors is increasingly being recognized in the new…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society: Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment book cover

    Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment

    By Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks, indicating that they are to some extent…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Technology book cover

    Heidegger on Technology

    Edited by Aaron James Wendland, Christopher Merwin, Christos Hadjioannou

    This collection offers the first comprehensive and definitive account of Martin Heidegger’s philosophy of technology. It does so through a detailed analysis of canonical texts and recently published primary sources on two crucial concepts in Heidegger’s later thought: Gelassenheit and Gestell.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations book cover

    After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences book cover

    Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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